Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Photoshop
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 269 289 225
Rank change year-on-year +20 -64 -27
Contract jobs citing Photoshop 103 89 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.54% 0.94%
As % of the Applications category 5.90% 5.05% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 51 126
South East median daily rate £400 £325 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +12.07% -10.77%
10th Percentile £125 £168 £163
90th Percentile £494 £425 £397
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 10
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £175.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.57% +677.78% +18.42%
10th Percentile £14.78 £162.50 £16.06
90th Percentile £29.35 £187.50 £28.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -24.53% +20.45% +15.79%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1745 1762 2275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.44% 10.68% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 887 1210
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +1.72%
10th Percentile £131 £135 £154
90th Percentile £501 £488 £488
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 227 212
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +12.96% +5.39%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.77
90th Percentile £32.65 £38.85 £28.68
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.76% +5.00%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Photoshop in the South East

Photoshop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +15 57 £356 +9.62% 8
Berkshire +16 39 £375 +36.36% 2
Surrey 0 22 £463 +131.25% 5
Kent -4 11 £350 +55.56%
Buckinghamshire -16 11 £306 - 1
Hampshire -4 10 £194 -44.64% 6
Oxfordshire +2 7 £375 -6.25% 5
East Sussex -4 2 £343 - 1
Middlesex +6 1 £475 -
West Sussex -22 1 - -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 55 (53.40%) HTML
2 51 (49.51%) CSS
2 51 (49.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 49 (47.57%) User Experience
4 44 (42.72%) Adobe
5 32 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
7 27 (26.21%) HTML5
7 27 (26.21%) Wireframes
8 26 (25.24%) CSS3
8 26 (25.24%) Marketing
9 21 (20.39%) jQuery
10 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (18.45%) Front End Development
11 18 (17.48%) Prototyping
11 18 (17.48%) Axure RP
11 18 (17.48%) Content Management
12 17 (16.50%) Scrum
12 17 (16.50%) Analytics
13 16 (15.53%) CMS
14 15 (14.56%) Infographics
14 15 (14.56%) AngularJS
15 14 (13.59%) Degree
16 13 (12.62%) JIRA
17 12 (11.65%) Social Media
17 12 (11.65%) Adobe Analytics
18 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
18 11 (10.68%) Information Architecture
18 11 (10.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 10 (9.71%) InDesign

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (15.53%) CMS
2 8 (7.77%) Drupal
3 2 (1.94%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.97%) nginx
4 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (49.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (9.71%) InDesign
4 9 (8.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (7.77%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (3.88%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.94%) Edge Animate
7 2 (1.94%) InVision
7 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.97%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.97%) Flinto
8 1 (0.97%) GIMP
8 1 (0.97%) Maya
8 1 (0.97%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.65%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (8.74%) Google Analytics
3 5 (4.85%) SaaS
4 3 (2.91%) npm
5 2 (1.94%) GitHub
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.97%) Slack
6 1 (0.97%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) MySQL
2 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.97%) MonetDB
4 1 (0.97%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (17.48%) Axure RP
2 13 (12.62%) JIRA
3 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
4 10 (9.71%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (5.83%) Grunt
5 6 (5.83%) Subversion
6 5 (4.85%) gulp
7 4 (3.88%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.91%) webpack
9 1 (0.97%) Babel
9 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (25.24%) Marketing
2 9 (8.74%) Publishing
3 8 (7.77%) Multimedia
4 7 (6.80%) Finance
5 6 (5.83%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.91%) German Language
7 3 (2.91%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.91%) Japanese Language
7 3 (2.91%) Korean Language
7 3 (2.91%) Russian Language
8 2 (1.94%) Advertising
9 1 (0.97%) Electronics
9 1 (0.97%) Games
9 1 (0.97%) Law
9 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (46.60%) Designer
2 24 (23.30%) Developer
2 24 (23.30%) UX Designer
3 16 (15.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (9.71%) Digital Designer
4 10 (9.71%) UI Designer
5 7 (6.80%) Administrator
5 7 (6.80%) Analyst
5 7 (6.80%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (6.80%) Web Administrator
6 6 (5.83%) UI/UX Designer
6 6 (5.83%) Web Analyst
7 5 (4.85%) Angular Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Graphic Designer
7 5 (4.85%) Junior
7 5 (4.85%) Web Designer
8 4 (3.88%) HTML Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Marketing Assistant
8 4 (3.88%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (53.40%) HTML
2 51 (49.51%) CSS
3 27 (26.21%) HTML5
4 26 (25.24%) CSS3
5 21 (20.39%) jQuery
6 15 (14.56%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.71%) Sass
8 9 (8.74%) React
9 8 (7.77%) LESS
10 6 (5.83%) JSON
10 6 (5.83%) Node.js
11 5 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (3.88%) SVG
12 4 (3.88%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 4 (3.88%) XML
13 3 (2.91%) Ajax
13 3 (2.91%) DHTML
13 3 (2.91%) Silverlight
13 3 (2.91%) WebCenter
13 3 (2.91%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 49 (47.57%) User Experience
2 19 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.65%) Social Media
4 9 (8.74%) Animation
5 8 (7.77%) Graphic Design
5 8 (7.77%) Video Editing
6 5 (4.85%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.88%) W3C
8 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.97%) Blog
10 1 (0.97%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.97%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.97%) SCORM
10 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Android
3 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) Unix
5 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (26.21%) Wireframes
3 19 (18.45%) Front End Development
4 18 (17.48%) Content Management
4 18 (17.48%) Prototyping
5 17 (16.50%) Analytics
5 17 (16.50%) Scrum
6 15 (14.56%) Infographics
7 11 (10.68%) Information Architecture
8 9 (8.74%) Data Analytics
8 9 (8.74%) Usability Testing
8 9 (8.74%) Visualisation
9 8 (7.77%) Project Management
9 8 (7.77%) Web Development
10 7 (6.80%) A/B Testing
10 7 (6.80%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (6.80%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.83%) Psychology
11 6 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.83%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.80%) PHP
3 3 (2.91%) C#
4 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.97%) ECMAScript
4 1 (0.97%) ES6
4 1 (0.97%) Java
4 1 (0.97%) Python
4 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.59%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 44 (42.72%) Adobe
2 9 (8.74%) ClickTale
3 8 (7.77%) Facebook
3 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 8 (7.77%) Twitter
4 4 (3.88%) Google
4 4 (3.88%) Hotjar
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.88%) Optimizely
5 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.94%) FatWire
6 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.97%) Selligent
7 1 (0.97%) WooCommerce